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Oct. 18, 2021

Episode 61: A Forgotten Westminster Ally during the American Revoluti…

During the American Revolution, there were some unlikely friends in Great Britain who sided with the colonies. Find out how one l…

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Sept. 20, 2021

Episode 57: "Long Shot" Amendment Propositions to the U.S. Constituti…

With approximately 12,000 proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution, there are bound to be some constitutional long shots that…

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Sept. 6, 2021

Episode 55: Brig. Gen. William Whipple - A Merchant Supporting a Glor…

William Whipple was a New Hampshire native who imagined himself as a longtime, successful merchant. But things certainly took a d…

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Aug. 23, 2021

Episode 53: The China Blunder of President Tyler

In 1845, President John Tyler ratified the first U.S. treaty with China: the Treaty of Wanghia. Almost 180 years later, this litt…

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Aug. 9, 2021

Episode 51: Dr. Josiah Bartlett - A Founder and Ancestor of The West …

When people hear "Josiah Bartlett," they may think of the U.S. President Josiah "Jed" Bartlet from the popular TV show The West W…

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July 26, 2021

Episode 49: How Jacobson v. Massachusetts Upheld Representative Democ…

This week, we learn how the little-known case, Jacobson v. Massachusetts, can provide lessons and insight on the importance of up…

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July 12, 2021

Episode 47: John Hancock - The First Signature of Independence

Welcome to the first episode of the Sacred Honor Series! To begin this new series, we learn about how this signer went from wealt…

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June 28, 2021

Episode 45: A Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence

This coming Sunday marks the 245th birthday of America and anniversary of the Declaration of Independence signing. Sherman perfor…

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June 14, 2021

Episode 43: Standing for the Stars and Stripes

For our first Flag Day episode, we remember the ideals represented by the American flag and the journey that this flag has been o…

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May 17, 2021

Episode 39: The Third Q&A

This week, Sherman answers your questions on a variety of topics ranging from the national debt to sports in the third Q&A episod…

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May 3, 2021

Episode 37: A Secretary of State Who Saved The Union

President Lincoln rightfully deserves major credit for keeping the Union during the Civil War. But there is one man who not only …

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April 19, 2021

Episode 35: "Congress, What's Your Schedule?" - Why the Congressional…

With so many various activities, current events, and issues for Members of Congress to take on, the congressional schedule is alw…

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April 5, 2021

Episode 33: Political Derailments of the First Transcontinental Railr…

The First Transcontinental Railroad was truly a revolutionary project that created new towns, made transportation easier, and hel…

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March 22, 2021

Episode 31: Why Countries Need Personal Responsibility

With the most recent disputes continuing between the European Union and the UK on the distribution of the AstraZeneca vaccine, pu…

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March 8, 2021

Episode 29: Predicting the Post-Pandemic Decline and Reinvention of H…

As the education landscape still grapples with school closures and budget cuts, Sherman makes a prediction on how much higher edu…

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